Carson Kiburo, Co-Director of Revitalize the Roots Initiative

Carson is a youth leader and a community organizer from the Endorois Tribe of Kenya. He works on indigenous people’s rights, youth empowerment, and global governance. Carson has extensive human rights training background; University of Pretoria’s Centre for Human Rights’ Advanced Human Rights – Indigenous Peoples Rights at the Faculty of Law, Defenders Coalition Human Rights Academy among others.

Currently, he co-chairs the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus. Carson is also a board member at Major Group for Children and Youth. Carson is particularly interested in intertwining cultural heritage and traditional knowledge with scalable sustainable development. Carson is the Executive Director of Jamii Asilia Centre, the co-founder of the Revitalize the Roots Initiative alongside the Global Wisdom Collective.